Since 2005, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY
) and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) have been engaged in a new process of referring cases over which they had earlier assumed jurisdiction back to national jurisdictions for trial (retaining the power to recall cases back should national prosecution be deemed inadequate) and the Special Court for Sierra Leone is scheduled to begin consideration of a similar mechanism.
While talking to President of ICTY
Judge Theodore Meron here at Pakistan Mission, Pakistani permanent representative to United Nation Ambassador Masood Khan said that Pakistan valued services of ICTY
for the human beings.
The generals, who had been sentenced by the ICTY
to 24 and 18years respectively on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity, were to be released immediately.
tribunals, such as the ICTR and ICTY
, through interpretation of
has indicted and prosecuted dozens of figures since its establishment in 1993.
Like any court, the ICTY
and ICTR must preserve the integrity of their proceedings to ensure the fair and effective administration of justice.
Speaking to the A.A, Mehmet Guney said that he would continue to be the acting President of the ICTY
"We took a note that the ICTY
's verdict is open to an appeal.
(32) The ICTY
and ICTR have reached similar conclusions, holding that the accused is entitled to receive the indictment in his or her language.
In his remarks, President Agius noted that the judgements of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY
) were the first to establish beyond reasonable doubt that the events in Srebrenica in July 1995 constituted genocide, as subsequently confirmed by the Mechanism and other courts.
Nenad Golcevski, a spokesman for the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY
), said Praljak died despite efforts to save him.